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STATE Leagues around the country are underway, and we'll bring you a wrap of all the action.

Check out how your team fared in the VFL, SANFL and WAFL this weekend.

State league affiliate: Adelaide (SANFL)
This weekend: Glenelg v Adelaide at Stratarama Stadium, Saturday June 29, 2.20pm ACST

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Key forward Riley Thilthorpe made an impressive return from injury as the Crows upset Glenelg by 39 points on the road.

The 21-year-old had been among the club's best pre-season performers before hurting his knee in the club's last trial match in March.

Crows coach Matthew Nicks said during the week that Thilthorpe had "done everything we've asked of him" during his rehab, and would have been especially pleased as he kicked three goals from nine disposals and five marks.


Fellow forward Chris Burgess added three goals of his own in the win, while Lachie Gollant booted four.

After being dropped before the AFL side's bye, Brodie Smith gathered 26 disposals – including 24 kicks – while ruckman Kieran Strachan had 18 touches and 41 hitouts.


Pick No.27 in last year's national draft, Oscar Ryan, had 20 touches, with highly rated defender Dan Curtin having 13 disposals and seven marks.

Harry Schoenberg (17), Luke Pedlar (12), Charlie Edwards (10 and one goal) and Ned McHenry (nine and one) were also among the AFL-listed players in action.

State league affiliate: Brisbane (VFL)
This weekend: Brisbane v Coburg at Brighton Homes Arena, Saturday June 29, 12.05pm AEST

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A few Lions impressed in Brisbane's 48-point win over Coburg on Saturday, keeping pressure on selectors for a spot in the resurgent senior side.

Mid-season draftee Luke Beecken shone with 29 disposals and 13 marks, with fellow mid-season selections Darcy Craven (15 touches) and Will McLachlan (11) each kicking two goals.

James Tunstill was as good as any, finishing with 27 disposals, nine clearances and two goals.


Second-choice ruckman Darcy Fort also slotted two goals from 15 disposals and 30 hitouts.

Veteran Jarryd Lyons was as good as ever at the level, kicking one goal from his 23 disposals and eight clearances, while Harry Sharp also slotted a major among 21 touches.

Deven Robertson was busy with 19 disposals, Shadeau Brain had 17, James Madden 16 and Jaxon Prior 15, with Henry Smith grabbing 15 touches, 15 hitouts and one goal.


Brandon Ryan (13 disposals) and Luke Lloyd (nine) also kicked a goal apiece.

Other senior Lions in action included Reece Torrent (12 disposals), Carter Michael (nine) and Kalin Lane (four).

State league affiliate: Carlton (VFL)
This weekend: Richmond v Carlton at Swinburne Centre, Sunday June 30, 12pm AEST

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Mid-season draftee Cooper Lord impressed in Carlton's VFL loss to Richmond on Sunday, gathering 24 disposals, nine tackles and one goal.

Key forward prospect Harry Lemmey kicked three goals in one of his best outings since being drafted in 2022.

Ball-magnet Jaxon Binns finished with 26 touches, while Jack Carroll had 27 along with seven tackles and a team-high seven clearances.

Key defender Lewis Young was strong with 12 marks and 17 disposals, Sam Durdin had the ball 18 times and David Cunningham finished with 16 touches.

Ruckman Alex Mirkov did his bit, racking up 39 hitouts, 12 disposals, five clearances and a goal.

Domanic Akuei helped out at the bounces with seven hitouts as well as gathering 11 touches and nine marks.

Corey Durdin (six disposals) left the contest early with a shoulder injury.

Other senior-listed Blues in action included Caleb Marchbank (11 disposals, eight marks), Ashton Moir (four disposals and one goal) and Rob Monahan (four disposals).

State league affiliate: Collingwood (VFL)
This weekend: Essendon v Collingwood at Windy Hill, Saturday June 29, 1.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Collingwood's clash

Plenty of AFL-listed Pies hit the scoreboard in the club’s VFL loss to Essendon on Saturday.

Jack Bytel was busy in the engine room with 28 disposals and eight clearances, while key forward Reef McInnes kicked two goals

Pre-season pick-up Josh Eyre also found the big sticks with two goals, while out-of-favour forward Ash Johnson kicked two of his own.

Midfielder Ned Long kicked two goals from 13 disposals, but was also busy around the ball with five clearances and six tackles, while Fin Macrae kicked a goal to go along with his 24 disposals and five clearances.

Tew Jiath responded to his axing with 16 touches and three clearances, while midfielder Harry DeMattia had 19 touches and four tackles

Midfielder Ed Allan had 16 touches and two clearances, while defender Jakob Ryan had seven disposals and took one mark.

State league affiliate: Essendon (VFL)
This weekend: Essendon v Collingwood at Windy Hill, Saturday June 29, 1.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Essendon's clash

Plenty of Bombers impressed as the club’s VFL side took out a 35-point win over Collingwood on Saturday.

Second-year player Elijah Tsatas made a strong case for a senior recall with 37 touches and 11 clearances.


Out-of-favour midfielder Dylan Shiel also put his hand up for selection, with 32 disposals, six tackles and six clearances.

Nick Bryan dominated in the ruck with 45 hitouts and 13 clearances while also rolling forward to kick a goal.

Midfielder Will Setterfield had 26 disposals and six tackles, while untried draftee Archie Roberts kicked a goal and had 24 touches.


Small forward Jayden Davey kicked a goal from nine disposals, while twin brother Alwyn Davey jnr had 10 touches.

Untried forward Vigo Visentini had 12 disposals while also pinch-hitting in the ruck, while Tex Wanganeen had 10 touches and took four marks.

Defensive duo Lewis Hayes and Luamon Lual had 17 touches and five marks, and 17 touches and four marks respectively.

State league affiliate: Peel Thunder (WAFL)
This weekend: Peel Thunder v Subiaco at Lane Group Stadium, Saturday June 29, 2.30pm AWST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Peel Thunder's clash

Peel Thunder remans in top spot on the ladder despite a shock six-point loss to seventh-placed Subiaco.

Midfielder Will Brodie put his name in the ring for a senior call-up with a prolific 34-disposal, seven-clearance and eight-mark outing.

Karl Worner responded to his omission from the senior side with a commanding 29 touches and five marks, while Neil Erasmus could also be in line for a recall after his 27-disposal, 10-clearance effort.


Ethan Hughes was a brick wall in defence, taking 13 marks along with his 23 disposals, and Liam Reidy dominated proceedings in the ruck with a game-high 44 hitouts and five tackles.

Key forwards Matt Taberner (two goals, seven marks) and Brennan Cox (18 disposals, eight marks) fired, while young midfielder Ethan Stanley (20 disposals, two clearances) and untried foreard Jack Delean (one goal) also played their part.


State league affiliate: Geelong (VFL)
This weekend: Geelong v Sandringham at GMHBA Stadium, Sunday June 30, 12.05pm AEST

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Mature-age recruit Shaun Mannagh had a day out in Geelong's 15-point win over Sandringham on Sunday, kicking six goals from 21 disposals and 10 marks.


Rookie Mitch Hardie was the Cats' biggest ballwinner, gathering 32 touches and a team-high seven clearances.

Veteran defender Jed Bews kicked a rare goal from 18 disposals, while Ted Clohesy (nine tackles, one goal) and Brandan Parfitt had 21 touches each.

James Willis kicked two goals from 13 disposals and Phoenix Foster slotted one major.

A trio of Cats - Oisin Mullin, Emerson Jeka and George Stevens - finished with 17 disposals each.


Ruckman Rhys Stanley had 10 touches along with 25 hitouts, with help at the bounces from teenager Mitchell Edwards (six disposals, 11 hitouts).

Geelong's first selection at last year's draft, Connor O'Sullivan, had eight disposals.

State league affiliate: Gold Coast (VFL)
This weekend: Frankston v Gold Coast at Kinetic Stadium, Saturday June 29, 12.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Gold Coast's clash

Ned Moyle must have come close to a record with a massive 70 hitouts in Gold Coast's 33-point win over Frankston on Saturday.

The ruckman also had a game-high 12 clearances, 21 disposals and two goals to round out an amazing performance that may have Damien Hardwick wondering if it's time to run a two-ruck system at AFL level.


Rory Atkins was busy with 30 disposals and nine marks.

The Suns got plenty of early usage of the ball with midfielders Brayden Fiorini (19 touches, 11 tackles, seven clearances), James Tsitas (21 disposals, one goal, eight clearances) and Alex Davies (23 disposals, eight clearances) dominating at the stoppages.

Veteran forward Levi Casboult kicked two goals from 14 touches, with rookie Will Rowlands and draftee Ethan Read also slotting two goals each.


Read's fellow 2023 Academy selections Jed Walter (eight disposals, one goal) and Jake Rogers (eight disposals) were quieter.

Connor Budarick (15 disposals) and Oskar Faulkhead (18) were both busy, while Jack Mahony finished with 13 touches and six tackles.

Other Suns in action included Hewago Oea (10 disposals), Sean Lemmens (10), Jy Farrar (nine), Lloyd Johnston (five), Sandy Brock (six) and Caleb Graham (four).

State league affiliate: GWS Giants (VFL)
This weekend: Southport v Greater Western Sydney at Fankhauser Reserve, Saturday June 29, 11.05am AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Greater Western Sydney's clash

Former number one draft pick Aaron Cadman has responded well to being sent back to the state league with a five-goal haul in the Giants' 27-point win over Southport on Saturday.

Cadman's bag came from 16 disposals and nine marks.


Lachie Keefe also got among the goals with three from 12 touches, while Jacob Wehr (20 disposals, eight marks), Phoenix Gothard (19 disposals) and Darcy Jones (16) each kicked two goals.

James Peatling was Greater Western Sydney's biggest ballwinner with 35 disposals, including a team-high seven clearances and one goal.

Xavier O'Halloran was hard at it with an impressive 14 tackles to go with 27 touches and half a dozen clearances.


Plenty of other Giants got their hands on the ball, including James Leake (23 disposals, seven marks), Conor Stone (21, eight), Adam Kennedy (19, eight) and Wade Derksen (19 touches).

Teenage pair Nathan Wardius (11 disposals, one goal) and Joe Fonti (15 disposals) also showed a bit.

State league affiliate: Box Hill Hawks (VFL)
This weekend: Box Hill v Port Melbourne at Box Hill City Oval, Saturday June 29, 2.05pm AEST

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Mitch Lewis looks poised to return to the senior line-up after a solid performance in his second game back from injury.

The key forward, who missed 10 weeks with a knee issue, booted two goals on a tough day for Box Hill, which squandered an opportunity to move into the top four with a seven-point loss.

Lewis competed well for the Hawks, taking six marks and laying two tackles.


Mid-season signing Jasper Scaife also kicked two goals.

Smooth-moving midfielder Henry Hustwaite was the leading disposal-winner on the ground with 34 touches and 11 tackles, while Josh Ward continued his strong run of form in the VFL with 29 disposals, eight clearances and nine tackles.

Defenders Jai Serong (22), Seamus Mitchell (21) and Ethan Phillips (17) all got plenty of the ball.

Max Ramsden impressed with 14 disposals, a goal and 48 hitouts. Youngster Bailey Macdonald had 11 touches, Bodie Ryan nine and Josh Bennetts seven and one goal. Cooper Stephens played a half for 12 disposals.

State league affiliate: Casey Demons (VFL)
This weekend: Northern Bullants v Casey Demons at Genis Steel Oval, Saturday June 29, 1.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Casey's clash

With the senior side in a slump a few Demons put their hands up for promotion in Casey's 28-point win over the Northern Bullants.

Bailey Laurie laid 10 tackles alongside 23 disposals, while Blake Howes had 22 touches and rookie Kynan Brown finished with 20.


Former Brisbane key forward Tom Fullarton spent most of his time in the ruck, racking up 29 hitouts to go with 20 disposals.

Shane McAdam was the Demons' main goalkicker with three, while Oliver Sestan and Matthew Jefferson kicked two each.


Josh Schache (14 disposals) and Jack Billings (19) slotted one goal apiece.

Veteran Lachie Hunter finished with 14 touches, Jed Adams had 10 and mid-season draftee Luker Kentfield was quiet with four.

State league affiliate: North Melbourne (VFL)
This weekend: North Melbourne v Footscray at Arden Street Oval, Saturday June 29, 2.05pm AEST

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Several Roos performed well in North Melbourne’s 34-point VFL loss to Footscray.

Charlie Lazzaro was everywhere with 25 disposals, 10 tackles and 12 clearances, while first-year midfielder Colby McKercher kicked two goals while also picking up 26 disposals.


Veteran Hugh Greenwood was similarly busy with 22 disposals, 12 tackles and 11 clearances, while Griffin Logue took four marks and had nine disposals in his second VFL game back from an ACL injury.

Forward Jaidyn Stephenson had 19 touches, six tackles and six marks, while untried key forward Finbarr Maley kicked two goals

Goalsneak Robert Hansen jnr kicked a goal from nine disposals, while Miller Bergman had 15 disposals and three tackles.

Untried ruck Hamish Free had 34 hitouts and six clearances, while offsider Taylor Goad had 13 hitouts.

Small forward Zane Duursma picked up 13 touches and three clearances while kicking 0.2, while forward Cooper Harvey kicked a goal from 16 disposals and Tyler Sellers kicked a goal of his own.

Defender Riley Hardeman had 14 touches, while Biggie Nyuon took four marks and laid two tackles in his nine-disposal performance.

State league affiliate: Port Adelaide Magpies (SANFL)
This weekend: Port Adelaide v Central District at Alberton Oval, Saturday June 29, 2.10pm ACST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Port Adelaide's clash

Port Adelaide fell 25 points short of Central District on Saturday afternoon to remain anchored to the bottom of the SANFL ladder.

Dante Visentini put on a ruck masterclass with 44 hitouts, five clearances and a goal to go with his 19 disposals.

Francis Evans was a presence up forward with a team-high two goals from five scoring shots, eight tackles and three clearances.


Midfielder Hugh Jackson brought the pressure with an equal game-high nine tackles from his 14 disposals, while Jed McEntee, who was omitted from the senior side this week, also finished with nine tackles along with five clearances and 15 disposals.

Key defender Tom Clurey (14 disposals, five marks), tall forward Thomas Scully (four tackles, three marks) and Tom Anastasopoulos (one goal, six touches) were busy.

Xavier Walsh (nine disposals), Lachlan Charleson (eight) and Tom McCallum ( seven) were other senior-listed Port players in action.

State league affiliate: Richmond (VFL)
This weekend: Richmond v Carlton at Swinburne Centre, Sunday June 30, 12pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Richmond's clash

Richmond handed defender Jacob Blight his AFL debut this week and fellow mid-season draftee Campbell Gray's promotion might not be far behind after the 195cm forward kicked four goals from 14 disposals in the Tigers’ 36-point win against Carlton on Sunday.

Gray’s bag wasn’t the biggest on the day though, with Steely Green slotting five goals from 13 touches.


Small forward Matthew Coulthard also enjoyed the day, gathering 24 disposals and kicking one goal.

Demoted forward Noah Cumberland didn't manage a major score, but did lay a team-high seven tackles to go with 17 disposals, while Thomson Dow reacted to being dropped with 25 possessions and a game-high eight clearances.


Rookie ruckman Oliver Hayes-Brown continued his development with a 12-disposal, 13-hitout and six-clearance game.

James Trezise did his bit with 17 touches, Kaleb Smith had 13 and Jacob Bauer nine.

State league affiliate: Sandringham (VFL)
This weekend: Geelong v Sandringham at GMHBA Stadium, Sunday June 30, 12.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Sandringham's clash

Mattaes Phillipou made a strong case for a senior recall with 29 disposals, eight clearances, eight tackles and two goals in Sandringham's 15-point loss to Geelong.

Small forward Hugo Garcia brought the pressure with 19 disposals, 10 tackles, three clearances and a goal, while swingman Isaac Keeler kicked a goal and took 10 marks.

In the absence of Tom Campbell, Max Heath took on the No.1 ruck role and excelled with 28 hitouts, five clearances and a goal.

Midfield bull Zak Jones responded to his axing with 27 touches and four clearances, while first-year forward Lance Collard kicked two goals

Veteran forward Tim Membrey kicked a goal and took seven marks to go with his 18 disposals, while defender Liam Stocker had 24 touches.

Hard-working winger Ryan Byrnes had 23 disposals and five clearances as well as kicking a goal.

Midfielder/forward Olli Hotton had 13 disposals, while defender Angus McLennan took ten marks to go with his 13 disposals.

Defender Ben Paton took six marks and had 18 dispoasls, while untried forward Matty Allison kicked a goal from nine disposals.

State league affiliate: Sydney (VFL)
This weekend: Sydney v Werribee at Tramway Oval, Sunday June 30, 12.05pm AEST

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Matt Roberts continued his push for a senior recall with 21 disposals and five tackles in Sydney's 14-point loss to Werribee on Sunday, where the Swans managed just one goal in the first three quarters of a low-scoring game.

Caleb Mitchell led the way for the Swans with 23 touches and 11 clearances, while Ben Edwards was also busy in midfield with 22 touches and six clearances.


Robbie Fox had a solid day with 14 disposals and a goal to go with five tackles and two clearances as he looks to win his spot back in the ones, while Matty Lloyd was the only multiple goalkicker for the day, kicking three from 13 disposals to go with six tackles.

The match was the first after a long injury lay-off for tall Sam Reid, who had 11 disposals and six hit outs in the ruck.

Lachlan McAndrew was busy in the ruck with 35 hit outs, eight tackles and eight disposals.

State league affiliate: West Coast (WAFL)
This weekend: Swan Districts v West Coast at Steel Blue Oval, Sunday June 30, 1.10pm AWST

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Veteran Andrew Gaff has kept himself in the mix for a senior recall with a big effort in West Coast's 24-point loss to Swan Districts on Sunday.

The 32-year-old kicked a goal from 31 disposals and five clearances.

Key forward Jack Williams was the dominant forward with four goals from 16 touches.

Young quartet Loch Rawlinson (12 disposals), Coby Burgiel (12), Tyrell Dewar (nine) and Archer Reid (seven) kicked one goal apiece.

Rookie Zane Trew was busy with 33 disposals, while teenager Clay Hall had 23. 

Mid-season rookie Jack Hutchinson was quiet with seven touches, his 2022 counterpart Jai Culley somewhat busier with 19 disposals and six clearances.

Harry Edwards was strong in the air taking 10 marks to go with his 14 touches, Jordyn Baker finished with 15 disposals and Luke Edwards had 16.

The young ruck duo of Coen Livingstone (15 hitouts, seven disposals) and Harry Barnett (21, three) battled strongly.

State league affiliate: Footscray (VFL)
This weekend: North Melbourne v Footscray at Arden Street Oval, Saturday June 29, 2.05pm AEST

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Father-son Bulldog Jordan Croft kicked three goals in Footscray’s 34-point win over North Melbourne’s VFL side on Saturday afternoon.


Premiership midfielder Caleb Daniel responded to his axing with two goals, 20 disposals and seven tackles, while goalsneak Arthur Jones kicked a goal from 10 disposals.

Off-season recruit Nick Coffield was solid in his return from a shoulder injury with 20 disposals and nine marks, while Jedd Busslinger kicked his first VFL goal while also taking seven marks and amassing 24 disposals.

Lachie McNeill kicked two goals from 19 disposals, while Anthony Scott kicked one from 20.

Forward Charlie Clarke kicked two goals from 11 disposals and laid four tackles, while midfielder James Harmes had 20 disposals, seven tackles and six clearances.


Caleb Poulter was busy around the ball with nine clearances and 21 disposals, while Riley Garcia had 21 disposals, five tackles and six clearances.

Ruck Lachie Smith had 33 hitouts and four clearances while first-year defender Luke Cleary had 19 disposals and six marks.

Mid-season draftee Kelsey Rypstra kicked a goal from 11 disposals and also laid four tackles, while defender Buku Khamis had 12 touches and four marks.